Day 1 begins with a cross-phase Keynote from Marc Rowland, author of A Practical Guide to the Pupil Premium.
Marc will discuss the lessons he has learned from his work across England, offering practical insights and reflections on whole-school strategies and classroom-level Pupil Premium practice. This will include his recent work to create a Pupil Premium toolkit for schools in Essex and his work with schools in the Oldham and Derby Opportunity Areas to identify good practice and exceptional provision for vulnerable and Pupil Premium learners.
Marc will also talk about the work he has done with the Department for Education to reform Pupil Premium accountability.
2.30pm | Keynote: Effective Pupil Premium practices: Lessons from across England - Marc Rowland
3.40pm | Nine years of research evidence and the Pupil Premium research evidence and the Pupil Premium - Professor Becky Francis
4.20pm | Pupil Premium strategy across phases and schools - Faye Longden Thurgood, Kerry Sharpe
Marc is currently the adviser for improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners for the Unity Schools Partnership.
Marc works with the Education Endowment Foundation’s national Research School Network. He is also working on a range of programmes focussed on educational disadvantage nationally. He was formerly the Head of Rosendale Research School in...